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"[The WHO created this document to] provide information to help people understand the relationship between the environment and health, identify key hazards in the places where children learn, and recognize children’s special vulnerability and exposure to environmental threats. By taking action, health-promoting schools will send messages home to families and communities, encouraging awareness, and building skills to last a lifetime so that protecting children from environmental hazards...
Topics: WHO, HMD, School facilities, Disease--prevention & control, HMD.PR, School environment--Africa
"Purpose: to describe the rationale and audience for the document; define key concepts;and explain how skills-based health education, including life skills, fits into the broader context of what schools can do to improve education and health." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HNU, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education-- (Primary), Health...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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"The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared this document to help people understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School and how efforts to promote peace and prevent violence might be planned, implemented and evaluated as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School. It will focus on simple, concrete steps that schools can take without major investments of resources. It is designed as a starting point, to be modified and enriched as more knowledge and experience is gained...
Topics: WHO, HMD, Violence, Violence--Africa, HMD.PR, Domestic Violence--prevention & control, Domestic...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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"The WHO has prepared this document to help people take control over and improve their health, through promoting the conditions that allow all its members to attain health. It provides information that will assist individuals and groups to:understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School; make a strong case for incorporating oral health promotion in schools as an integral part of school activities or curriculum; design, plan, implement and evaluate oral health promotion interventions as...
Topics: WHO, HNU, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene--methods, Tooth Decay, Gum Disease, Disease--Prevention &...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Food & Nutrition
by World Health Organization
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Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, FNU, HMD, Nutrition--Africa, Nutrition, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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Outlines the requirements for being a Health-Promoting School. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, HMD.PR, School...
"The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared this document to help people make a case for school-based efforts to address and improve family life, reproductive health,and population education, and to plan, implement, and evaluate school-based efforts as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Health education-- (Primary), Health education-- (Secondary), Sexual ethics--Africa,...
"This document provides information that will assist individuals and groups to make a strong case for increased support and attention to malaria education and prevention initiatives. This document also provides information to help people understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School and how efforts to promote health and reduce malaria infections through prevention and control measures might be planned, implemented and evaluated as part of the development of a Health-Promoting...
Topics: HMD, WHO, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, Malaria (Disease),...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Food & Nutrition
by World Health Organization
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"The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared this document to help individuals and groups take control over, and improve, the health of citizens in their country. It provides information that will assist individuals and groups to make a strong case for increased support and attention to healthy nutrition in schools." Suggested Level: ALL
Topics: WHO, FNU, Nutrition--Africa, Health education--Africa, Malnutrition--Africa, HEALTH & FITNESS /...
"This document... is intended to help people use health prevention strategies to improve health and prevent HIV/AIDS/STI and related discrimination. It provides information that will assist groups to: make a strong case for increased efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS/STI through schools. understand the nature of a Health-Promoting Schools plan and implement HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and health promotion as part of developing a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education-- (Primary), HIV/AIDS--...
"This document introduces school-based strategies of health promotion to foster physical activity. While the concepts introduced in this document apply to all countries, some of the provided examples and strategies might be more relevant to certain countries than to others." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, FNU, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Nutrition--Africa, Recreation, SPO, FNU.PR,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Learning
by World Health Organization
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"WHO developed this document... to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: LEA, WHO, Education-- (Primary), School environment, Active learning, Bullying in...
"This document defines health education in the context of a Health-Promoting School and provides the ten recommendations established by the WHO Expert Committee." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HIV/AIDS-- Prevention & Control, Nutrition, Psychology--Africa, HNU, PSY, Malaria...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document discusses the role of schools regarding health education, and rationales for investing in a comprehensive approach to school health. It discusses major health problems that can be reduced through school health programmes, implementation strategies and components of comprehensive school health programmes." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Health Education-- (Primary), Health education--Africa, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document provides information that will help individuals and groups to do the following: -Make a strong case for incorporating sun protection measures in schools -Understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School -Plan, implement, and evaluate sun protection measures as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Sun--adverse effects, Health education-- (Primary), UV Radiation--adverse effects,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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This booklet contains participatory learning activities that were designed by African teachers to prevent HIV infection and related discrimination. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Medicine, HIV/AIDS--Prevention & Control, Disease--prevention & control,...
This document "provides information that will assist individuals and groups to: make a strong case for increased support and attention to school efforts preventing and reducing tobacco use and plan/implement tobacco use prevention efforts and health promotion." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HNU, Health, Tobacco, Disease--prevention & control, HNU.PR, HEALTH & FITNESS /...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"The WHO prepared this document to help people take control over and to improve their health. It provides information that will help people implement interventions that will reduce helminth infections through schools." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Helminth infections, Disease--prevention & control, HMD.PR, Helminthiasis--Diagnosis,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document addresses three general, related and common barriers that impede local, national and international efforts to improve school health programmes. It provides successful examples of specific local, national and international strategies, as well as six general strategies that can be implemented to improve school health programmes." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, HMD.PR,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Food & Nutrition
by World Health Organization
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"School teams can use these tools to: assess their resources, local health problems and opportunities, involve members of the school students and staff and community in generating ideas and developing a vision for action, define goals and objectives, and develop action plans to carry them out and document progress and plan for the future." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, FNU, Food--Africa, Nutrition--Africa, Community health, Health education-- (Primary), HEALTH...